The Ultimate Commodity v1.0 - Augmented Reality in Theatre

Images from "The Ultimate Commodity," an experimental theatre project using augmented and mixed reality technologies. Presented at the Theatre Studio, Eplanade, Singapore, September 2006.

"The Ultimate Commodity," is a theatrical play based on the dystopic vision presented in Gopol Barathams, The Ultimate Comodity, about a society that turns to harvesting it's own citizens human organs for economic security.


Written by Daniel Jernigan and starring Jocelyn Chua, Sara Yang and Ruby Pan. With Clara Boj and Diego Diaz.
A productrion of the Interaction and Entertainment Research Center, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore




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